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Papers Author: Shih-Yuan Lu

Total Papers Found: 3

A New Class of Opacified Monolithic Aerogels of Ultralow High-Temperature Thermal Conductivities

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The main objective of this research project was to create a material with a very low thermal conductivity at high temperatures, for the conservation of energy in high temperature systems. ...

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Transparent, Hydrophobic Composite Aerogels with High Mechanical Strength and Low High-Temperature Thermal Conductivities

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A one step polymer-incorporation sol-gel process coupled with a surface modification and ambient pressure drying process was developed to synthesize silica-poly(vinylpyrrolidone) composites aerogels. The properties that were investigated were: ...

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Preparation of Monolithic Silica Aerogel of Low Thermal Conductivity by Ambient Pressure Drying

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Monolithic silica aerogels were synthesized with very low thermal conductivity (0.036 W/mK) and high porosity (97%) via ambient pressure drying. This method of drying replaces supercritical drying which is more costly ...

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